Online Video Stores Drop Dogfight DVD21 Jun, 2006 By: John Latchem
Online retailers will not sell a DVD featuring violent fights between pit bulls, according to the Associated Press.
Hood Fights Vol. 2: The Art of the Pit drew protests against the distributor — streetheatdvd.com — and several merchants. The Humane Society is seeking a federal investigation into whether the video violates animal cruelty laws.
Amazon.com, Circuit City, Best Buy, Netflix and eBay said they would pull the video from their Web sites as soon as possible.
The video primarily focuses on men brawling, but the dog fights drew the biggest outcry. Netflix classified the video as similar to “pornography.”